SW 6686

Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon

Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lemon Chiffon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6686. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6686
Color name:Lemon Chiffon
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Timeless Color Wall

Lemon Chiffon for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Lemon Chiffon for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6686 for bathroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

SW 6686 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Lemon Chiffon

Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 has an LRV of 79.3% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 79.30% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#F5E5BC

RGB code:

245, 229, 188

Is Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6686 Lemon Chiffon HSL code: 43, 74%, 85%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Color comparison

Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 vs Jersey Cream SW 6379

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 vs Sherwin Williams Jersey Cream SW 6379Open Lemon Chiffon SW 6686
LRV: 79.3%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.28%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 vs Impressive Ivory SW 7560

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Lemon Chiffon SW 6686 vs Sherwin Williams Impressive Ivory SW 7560Open Lemon Chiffon SW 6686
LRV: 79.3%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.58%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f5e5bccopy color code
RGB Decimal245, 229, 188copy color code
RGB Percent96.08%, 89.80%, 73.73%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 23.27% Value: 96.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 74, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.53 Yellow: 23.27 Key: 3.92copy color code
YIQY: 229.11 I: 22.71 Q: -9.375copy color code
XYZX: 74.752 Y: 79.084 Z: 58.89copy color code
CIE LabL:91.272 a:-0.852 b:22.001copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.272 u:12.031 v:31.722copy color code
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Hunter lab88.929, -5.582, 22.988copy color code
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